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Check out Black America Web's list of good reads by iconic soul sirens from the past and dominating divas on the radio today, including Mariah Carey, Nina Simone, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Grace Jones and more.

Marques’Almeida added some Black girl magic to their runway show.

"Thanks Obama" mixes funk, soul, hip-hop, R&B, jazz from the contemporary to the classic.

Ferguson released a statement saying she would "graciously accept" the Inauguration proposal if she was permitted to sing one of the most impactful psalms about racism in America.

If The Donald is real enough to oblige, we have a few more musical suggestions that could help re-define his already tarnished presidency and maybe, just maybe, make America great for once.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.

Ayesha Curry, the wife of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, was very vocal throughout the entire NBA Finals. Now that LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have won the 2016 title, Cavs fans are wasting no time mocking Ayesha. Brandon Lamp, the creator of Lamp Apparel, designed a t-shirt inspired by the film […]

Zoe Saldana has received a lot of scrutiny ever since she was chosen to play Nina Simone in the legendary singer's recent biopic.

There’s no doubt in my mind that when Zoe Saldana signed on to do the Nina Simone biopic, her heart was filled with pure reverence for the high priestess of soul. I’m sure she thought it would be one of the greatest challenges of her life and if she could pull it off, she’d be […]

Fox Searchlight released the first trailer of The Birth of a Nation. The award-winning biopic of Nat Turner is scheduled for release in October.

Actor Nate Parker is bringing change to Hollywood in so many different ways. The Birth of A Nation creator recently announced the launch of his new film and drama school at Wiley College, founded to help pave the way for students attending the school who are interested in film and drama careers. Parker said of the venture, “The […]

To no surprise, Kanye West has caused mayhem once again + Rihanna has remixed "Work" 7 ways